IGD launched its first podcast for the “Africa on the Move” podcast series, featuring an enlightening conversation between Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, President and CEO of the Initiative for Global Development, and host and legendary broadcaster Georges Collinet.
WASHINGTON D.C., July 7, 2016 – A newly-released impact assessment report by the Initiative for Global Development showed that Chevron-supported nongovernmental organizations have “moved the needle” in laying the groundwork for greater development in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria and highlighted how a market-based approach to development can help… Read More
Rockefeller Foundation launches a new initiative to reduce food loss at the World Economic Forum. IGD engaged African corporate leaders to identify market-led solutions.
Significant volumes of food is lost in Africa each year, making investing in post-harvest loss (PHL) reduction critical to ensuring food security and improving resilience of millions of smallholder farmers (SHFs) across the continent. This blog series will share learnings on the role business can play in reducing food loss… Read More
Given the ever-increasing influence of African born- and bred- businesses in driving economic growth and prosperity in Africa, the IGD Fall 2015 Frontier 100 Forum will focus on how to strengthen Africa’s private sector to spur innovation, job creation, and global competiveness on the continent. This blog series focus on the challenges and… Read More
Every year, IGD convenes top African and global CEOs and senior executives for the Frontier 100 Forum. The Forum provides a platform for participants to discuss business and investment in Africa, particularly focusing on how the power of business can be harnessed to promote inclusive growth. This fall, the Forum… Read More